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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lliw Valley
Town
Llangyfelach
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36910
Current location

St Cyfelach and St David's Church
Heol-Y-Geifr
Llangyfelach
Lliw Valley
West Glamorgan
SA5 7JQ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 64616 98970
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH ORNATELY CARVED TOP MOUNTED ONTO BLACK MARBLE BACKBOARD. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. GRAPES AND VINE LEAVES CARVED AT THE TOP OF THE TABLET. INSCRIPTION FLANKED BY TWO COLUMNS
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ MARY/ BELOVED WIFE OF JOHN JOHNS/ LLWYNDOMEN/ BORN 20TH MAY 1837/ DIED 28TH NOV. 1899/ ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED/ JOHN JOHNS/ FOR 27 YEARS CHURCHWARDEN/ OF THIS PARISH./ BORN 24TH AUGUST 1840/ DIED 18TH MARCH 1904./ MAJOR ARTHUR MORT R.A.M.A. (CANTAB)/ KILLED IN ACTION NORTH AFRICA/ FEBY 20TH 1943./ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A/ MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mort, Arthur
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, place of death, forename, manner of death, relationships, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference

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